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Acceptance Sampling


Source: Procurement Glossary
Author: Paul Rogers
Institute: CIPS - UK

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A sampling of a proportion of performances or deliveries in order to reach a decision about acceptance of the total.  For example, a 50% sampling frequency would involve testing one in two of every performance, or delivery.  The sampling frequency would normally be varied in line with the risk.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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